On Board With: Paul Tracy

Paul Tracy enjoys performance, whether on land or water. Courtesy Paul Tracy Special delivery: Sign up for the free Boating email newsletter. Subscribe to Boating magazine for $14 for 1 year and receive 4 bonus digital issues. Speed is second nature to Paul Tracy. The 53-year-old Canadian-American started racing as a teen and competed at the apex of American […]

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Volvo Penta Coastal Series Sterndrives

An all-aluminum engine and drive specially coated to thwart corrosion. Courtesy Volvo Penta Historically, the technology and metallurgy of sterndrives often failed to measure up to the rigors of saltwater service. Volvo Penta’s Coastal Series seeks to draw boaters back to sterndrives with an anti-corrosion package and an included seven-year warranty, offering saltwater boaters sterndrive […]

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Countdown to Southampton Boat Show 2022: Arksen 45

We explain why the Arksen 45 is one of the most exciting new boats to see at this year’s Southampton Boat Show… Since it appeared on the scene in 2019, British adventure brand, Arksen Yachts, has been busy developing a range of rugged off-grid cruisers with keen expedition capabilities, like self-righting hulls, tough aluminium construction […]

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Countdown to Cannes 2022: Sealine S390

The Hanse Group is to launch a new Sealine S390 model at Cannes 2022 to plug an obvious gap in the former British brand’s Sports line-up. The open sportscruiser design fits neatly into the slot between Sealine’s existing S335 and S430 Bill Dixon’s latest design for Sealine is all about making the most of the […]

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Countdown to Cannes Yachting Festival 2022: Nerea NY40

Nerea Yachts’ new NY40 certainly looks the part. Alex Smith explains why it’s worth a closer look at this year’s Cannes Yachting Festival… The NY40 is the second boat to emerge from this ambitious young Italian builder Like the original Nerea NY24, the Nerea NY40 is designed to combine naval tradition and hi-tech innovation with […]

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Supermarine Swordfish 42 first look: Stretched racing hull offers more luxury

Supermarine has revealed details of a striking new big sister to last year’s Spearfish 32, called the Supermarine Swordfish 42 The new Supermarine Swordfish 42 offers the same blend of subtly updated retro elegance and modern engineering The Swordfish 42 will be built around a stretched version of the same celebrated Alan Burnard hull. And […]

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2022 Jeanneau DB/43

The DB/43 mixes stylish looks with a plush ride. Courtesy Jeanneau Overview I like the way the DB/43 looks. It’s got a touch of bodybuilder about it—toned but pumped, with a high freeboard, substantial windshield and hardtop, plumb bow and chopped-off transom.  That profile conceals important surprises. The aft bulwarks fold down, creating two cockpit-extending […]

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Supermarine sportsboats: Everything you need to know

The Supermarine ethos is like a manifesto for the purist sportsboater. Sleek, fast and bursting with pedigree, the Spearfish 32 is a deeply desirable sportsboat You take a ferociously capable Alan Burnard racing hull, you make it stiff and light with modern building techniques and you pair it with proven inboard engines and premium-grade components. […]

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Galeon sportsboats: Everything you need to know

Founded in 1982, Polish builder, Galeon Yachts, is known for creating some of the most free-thinking and original motorboats and flybridge cruisers in the world. Galeon 325 GTO But as the builder behind Galia’s range of compact runabouts, its expertise in fast open sportsboats is equally well proven. Working hand in hand with celebrated designers […]

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Volvo Penta Coastal Series Crushes Five Sterndrive Myths

A decade of engineering innovation by Volvo Penta focused on performance and durability has produced the new Coastal Series Corrosion Protection Package for both the Volvo Penta Aquamatic and Forward Drive systems paired with V6 and V8 gasoline engines in North America. With the Coastal Series features and advanced marine-engine technology, Volvo Penta debunks these […]

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